MISSOURI VOLUNTEER FORCES IN THE CIVIL WAR with Federal Service (UNION): 44th REGIMENT MO INFANTRY.
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Organized at St. Joseph, Mo., August 22-September 7, 1864. Attached to District of Rolla, Dept. of Missouri, to November, 1864. Paducab, Ky., Dept. Ohio, November, 1864. Unattached, 23rd Army Corps, Army Ohio, to December, 1864, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division (Detachment), Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.
Source of Data: "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, V.III" by Frederick H. Dyer, c1908, p.1337
SERVICE.-Moved to Rolla, Mo., September 14-18, 1864, and duty there till November 5. Expedition from Rolla to Licking November 5.9. Near Licking November 9. Moved to Paducah, Ky., November 12-16, thence to Nashville, Tenn., November 24-27, and to Columbia, Tena., November 28. Spring Hill November 29. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to Columbia and Pulaski December 17-28. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., December 29-January 2, 1865, thence to Eastport, Miss., January 9-11, and duty there till February 6, 1865. Near McMlnnville, Tenn., February 5 (Detachment). Moved to Vlcksburg, Miss., thence to New Orleans, La., February 6-21. Campaign sgainst Mobile, Ala., and Its defences March 11-April 12, Expedition from Dauphin Island to Fowl River Narrows March 18-22. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25, thence to Tuskegee, and duty there till July 19. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to St. Louis, Mo., July 19August 4. Mustered out August 15, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 61 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 168 Enlisted men by disease. Total 238.
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